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Your Corporate Tax Blog

The tax world is an ever-changing environment, making it challenging to stay up to date. That's why we've decided to help by providing a little direction. Welcome to The DMA Way — your exclusive inside look on the latest industry trends with tax updates from across North America.


  • ACA's Medical Device Excise Tax Meets a Two-Year Suspension

    by DMA Staff | Jan 28, 2016
    ACA's Medical Device Excise Tax Meets a Two-Year Suspension
    Beginning January 1, 2016, the federal excise tax on medical devices (the “medical device excise tax” or “MDET”) has been suspended for a period of two years, until the end of 2017.
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  • Massachusetts 2016 Amnesty Program

    by DMA Staff | Jan 22, 2016
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    This will be the third year in a row that Massachusetts is offering an amnesty program. The prior two amnesty programs were rather limited, but this amnesty program seems to provide some key advantages.
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  • December's #DMATaxFact

    by DMA Staff | Jan 19, 2016
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    Regularly, in the tax world you will encounter bizarre taxes that have been implemented for a short, medium, or long period of time. Taxes are usually comical, which is exactly why we want to share them with you on Facebook and Twitter, but when you can't catch them there you can catch them on our blog.
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  • November's #DMATaxFacts

    by DMA Staff | Dec 23, 2015
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    Regularly, in the tax world you will encounter bizarre taxes that have been implemented for a short, medium, or long period of time. Taxes are usually comical, which is exactly why we want to share them with you on Facebook and Twitter, but when you can't catch them there you can catch them on our blog.
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  • Client Service Principles

    by DMA Staff | Nov 05, 2015
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    We pride ourselves on having a strong core value and executing it with our clients on a daily basis.
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  • Completely Compliance: Taxability of Cloud Computing

    by DMA Staff | Nov 05, 2015
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    The issue surrounding the taxability of cloud computing has become a hot topic recently. There are many questions, issues, and complexities that have left states and businesses scratching their heads. As technology enables internet sales to compete with, if not surpass, brick and mortar stores, the traditional definition of nexus is in question. Cloud computing is the latest in a series of technology issues which are leaving states scrambling to determine taxability.
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  • October's #DMATaxFacts

    by DMA Staff | Oct 29, 2015
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    Regularly, in the tax world you will encounter bizarre taxes that have been implemented for a short, medium, or long period of time. Taxes are usually comical, which is exactly why we want to share them with you on Facebook and Twitter, but when you can't catch them there you can catch them on our blog.
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  • Durham & Wake County Revals Coming Soon

    by DMA Staff | Oct 23, 2015
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    If you own commercial or industrial property in either major North Carolina jurisdiction, you should be preparing now for the upcoming reappraisals that are effective for the 2016 tax year. As you may or may not be aware, these new valuation notices will be issued as early as the first couple of weeks in December of this year.
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  • Property Tax: It’s Based on Value-in-Exchange, not Value-in-Use

    by DMA Staff | Oct 02, 2015
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    A very protracted property tax case finally came to an end last month, when the North Carolina Supreme Court denied a county’s request for review. Many who track such litigation will be familiar with the “Parkdale Mills” cases…for those who aren’t aware, I’ll offer what I think is the most important observation.
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  • September's #DMATaxFacts

    by DMA Staff | Sep 30, 2015
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    Regularly, in the tax world you will encounter bizarre taxes that have been implemented for a short, medium, or long period of time. Taxes are usually comical, which is exactly why we want to share them with you on Facebook and Twitter, but when you can't catch them there you can catch them on our blog.
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